By clicking on the
headings below, you will get access to all of the texts of the
Church of England's liturgy both traditional and
Book of Common Prayer (1662)
feature of the Church of England's worship and a key source for its
doctrine, the Book of Common Prayer is loved for the
beauty of its language and its services are widely used. It
cannot be altered or abandoned without the approval of
Worship: Services and Prayers for the Church of
Common Worship supplements and complements the Book
of Common Prayer with services and prayers in diverse styles.
Most of the material is in contemporary language. Some of the
services are in traditional language. These are based either on
those in the Book of Common Prayer, incorporating
adaptations and additions that have become customary, or on
services from Alternative Services: Series
Worship (approved translations into other
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